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  • Bad Education

    Bad Education

    ★★★★½

    There is a type of film that needs more praise than it gets. The effortless film. By that I don’t mean that these films are light, easy or flimsy. No, I mean that they are created with such a degree of professionalism that they are effortless to watch.

    From the get go, Bad Education breathes these qualities. While watching it you forget that each scene is beautifully crafted and well though out. You forget that the way the plot unfolds…

  • Tigers Are Not Afraid

    Tigers Are Not Afraid

    ★★★½

    Any film that manages to make me gasp in shock and horror a couple of times deserves my praise. Tigers are not afraid is dark and unsettling and shook me on occasion. But there is an unevenness to it that makes this film flirt with greatness but not quite reaching it.

    The premise is intriguing, showing a brutal and harsh reality these children have to cope with. That, in and of itself, would have made for a truly outstanding and…

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  • Frozen

    Frozen

    ★★★

    Daughter 1: Daddy, can we watch Frozen?

    Me: Sure thing, honey. Does your brother want to watch as well?

    Son: What's it about?

    Daughter 1: Oh it's about princesses and true love!

    Son - blank stare-

    Daughter: and there's a snow monster.

    Son: Let's roll.

    -movie finishes, Daughter 1 is blaring Let it Go at the top of her lungs-

    Me: What'd you think, buddy?

    -Son gives me a look-

    Me: C'mon, wasn't that bad was it?

    Son (these are…

  • Grown Ups 2

    Grown Ups 2

    ½

    $246,984,278 worldwide.

    Our species does not deserve to live.